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to move the convention back to june or july so our nominee gets picked. then can begin raising money for the general election and doesn't get outspent. >> outspent? this coming from a man who dropped $300 million? okay, but what about the conservative media coverage that falsely hyped up romney? >> the number of debates we had was jaw-dropping. most of the time we had some liberal media figure whose intention was to depict the republican party and conservatives as some kind of nut fringe group. >> that's the ticket. when in doubt, blame the liberal media. if i lost $300 million, i guess i would come up with excuses, too. >>> joining me now, host and producer of "hawk post live" and nia malika henderson from the washington post. thank you both for being here. >> thank you very much. >> great to be here. >> abby, is rove just making excuses? >> he said it. we lost because of the date of the convention. can you believe it? it's like we are watching a mental breakdown on national television with karl rove. he's right. the ground game is important. what we are seeing now is the blame game
? happier than gallagher at a farmers' market. get happy. get geico. chances are, you're not made of money, so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico, see how much you could save. >>> welcome back. another keeping them honest report tonight. mitt romney's running mate, paul ryan, is making the interviews rounds, giving his take on why he thinks his ticket lost the election. here's what he told a local television station in his hometown in wisconsin which romney lost to obama. >> the reports that you and governor romney and your wives were shocked by the results that were coming in. true? >> it is true. yeah. the polling we had, the numbers we were looking at looked like we stood a pretty good chance of winning, so when the numbers came in going the other direction, when we saw the kind of turnout that was occurring in urban areas which were really fairly unprecedented, it did come as a bit of a shock. those are the tough kind of losses to have, the ones that catch you by surprise. >> some critics jumped on those remarks and said historically urban has often been used as a code word
social security, medicare, taking out of their money, and then they are told by people like paul ryan and mitt romney that that is an entitlement. to me, that is like more of a ponzi scheme if they take that away. getting back to the elephant in the room, until we start talking about structurally change in this country beyond fighting over taxes -- you can fight over moving around the chairs on the titanic, but what really needs to be done is we need to repeal the trade agreement, look at taxing goods from china, and we need to get jobs back into this country, manufacturing jobs with wages people can live on and pressure for wages to go up. right now, the pressure is for wages to go down. you are fighting over what is less of the money coming in. host: let's go to the congressman. guest: this is an important issue that was fought over in the campaign. we need to support manufacturing in this country. i come from michigan. that was a basic issue. the president, when he stood up for the auto industry, essentially answered your collar pulled a question about the importance of manufacturi
advantage of a lot of the super pac money channeling into organizing as and voter turnout as opposed to advertising. obama's advertising may through july which nobody really responded to, which in my view defined romney in very negative terms. >> it did. and once you get defined it is tough to unravel that. just to your point it probably did make a big difference, steve because, if super pacs hadn't been out there on the republican side the others would be out there anyway. you would have seen a country not so evenly divided probably because advertising dollars would have mept larger margins in these states. in the end mitt romney loss but in the end it didn't make a difference. i will also say when you can not coordinate between a campaign and someone else helping you, sometimes the ads are less helpful. some of the ads were good. some of them weren't. some of them were off message. and in your business, think about it with your markets efforts. if you had to have a marketing team within your business but also an outside marketing team you had no control over and couldn't commune ka
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